Re: Ballot Format v. Interface Format

From: Alan Dechert <adechert_at_earthlink_dot_net>
Date: Fri Jul 25 2003 - 13:10:42 CDT

Alan

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From: "Douglas W_dot_ Jones" <jones_at_cs_dot_uiowa_dot_edu>
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Sent: Friday, July 25, 2003 6:58 AM
Subject: Re: Ballot Format v. Interface Format
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> From: "Arthur Keller" <arthur@kellers.org>
> Subject: Re: Ballot Format v. Interface Format
>
> > Can a printed ballot list only the selected candidates and yes/no
> > votes on props, etc., instead of ALL the options to choose among?
>
> The printed copy used for voter verification can indeed list
> just the selected candidates and selected positions on issues.
> This compacts all but ranked-preference votes, where you end
> up listing all the candidates selected, in rank order.
>
> Note that this printed ballot is legally the ballot if it is
> what the user verifies and drops in a ballot box. Paper ballots
> listing only the selected candidates and not all candidates are
> still ballots! See my web site on the history of voting for
> examples
>
> http://www.cs.uiowa.edu/~jones/voting/pictures/
>
Received on Fri, 25 Jul 2003 11:10:42 -0700

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